For Google, same-day delivery service through Google Shopping Express lets it cut into the e-commerce pie while keeping online shoppers engaged on Google.
(2 months and 24 days ago)
Google embraces April Fools’ Day like no other tech company and 2013 was no exception. Some of Google’s pranks included announcements of new products such as Gmail Blue and Google Nose Beta as well as a treasure map hidden in Google Maps.
(2 months and 19 days ago)
Amazon.com has promised to make a paid app free every day in the Amazon Appstore, and today's app is Wonderlines: Match-3 Puzzle Game.Wonderlines: Match-3 Puzzle Game is priced at $2.99 in...
(3 months and 16 days ago)
Google Flu Trends significantly overestimated the number of Americans afflicted with flu-like symptoms during the season's peak a couple months ago, but assuring accuracy is a big part of the puzzle any time we're talking about web data.
(4 months and 5 days ago)
I'm intrigued by Google's definition of the battery life of Google Glass in today's announced specifications. Rather than an actual number, capacity, or indication of the size, Google has used the delightful phrase 'one full day of typical use'. Which leads to the question of what a typical day is?
(2 months and 5 days ago)
On the heels of Cheerios' decision to use an interracial family in an adorable television commercial, a decision that was a shock to the system for racists everywhere, Google has, for the first time, used an image of a black dad in it's Father's Day "doodle." Blogger Laura Martin was happy to see a Google Father's Day doodle that "looks like my daddy," but the debut of black...
(3 days ago)
It’s day zero at Google I/O 2013, the company’s developer event made for and by developer groups and Google to strengthen their world of software, services, and everything in-between. SlashGear has gotten the opportunity to step behind-the-scenes at this event on registration day – that is, the day before everything begins. Here we’ll begin to ...
(1 month and 5 days ago)
Can he fill the void left by Google Reader? Good-bye, Google Reader. Hello, awesome new service that ensures that humans never, ever have to get out of their pajamas and leave the house. Google Shopping Express will offer same-day delivery of food and other items purchased online. Right now, the six-month pilot program only extends to a small group of consumers in San...
(2 months and 23 days ago)
This weeks’ Google I/O developer conference was the first in several years where the company limited its keynote appearance to a single day. In this single 3-hour session, what Google has abstained from speaking about may be more telling than what they did announce. Here we’ll have our own run-down of what Google was expected ...
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When Google first announced Google Now, lots of people called it a “Siri rival.” The two services do have some overlap, but Google Now is much more than a sassy personal assistant. Like Google itself, Now is all about using data to provide the answers you’re looking for – whether you’ve asked or not. Today iPhone users can finally get in on the Google Now fun...
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